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October 18, 2018, 8:00 PM HKT | Hong Kong, Hong Kong    Timed Auction

Lot 5: NARA YOSHITOMO | Cosmic Girls: Eyes Opened/ Eyes Closed (Two Works)

NARA YOSHITOMO | Cosmic Girls: Eyes Opened/ Eyes Closed (Two Works)
Estimate: HKD10,000 - HKD20,000
    Description:
    MEDIUM: offset lithograph

    DESCRIPTION: Executed in 2008, these works are from an edition of 500.

    DIMENSIONS:
    Each: 72 by 52 cm; 38⅜ by 20½ in.

    LITERATURE: 'Yoshitomo Nara: The Complete Works 1984-2010, Volume I', Bijutsu Shuppan Sha, Tokyo, Japan, 2011, p.143 (illustrated in colour)

    PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Asia
  • Artist Dates: b.1959
  • Condition: These works are in very good condition overall. Upon close inspection of Eyes Opened, evidence of gentle wear is observed along the top and left edges. Very minor hairline scratches are observed to be scattered throughout the work. Upon close examination of Eyes Closed, very minor hairline scratches are found near the hair to the left of the girl. Framed under Plexiglas.
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Lot 5: NARA YOSHITOMO | Cosmic Girls: Eyes Opened/ Eyes Closed (Two Works)
Contemporary Art Online
October 18, 2018, 8:00 PM HKT